Bleach Anime Ends – “Finally!”

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Bleach is to finally end – although only the anime version, the manga original still apparently having a few decades left before finally drawing to an end.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 1, 2013 02:46

    loved bleach, hope they bring it back... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 3, 2012 10:06

    fack you matherfocker!... More


Persona 4 “A Symbol of Immorality”

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Persona 4 has been branded a “symbol of immorality” by Japan’s top TV watchdog, after daring to show a scene in which minors are present at an establishment “resembling a nightclub or love hotel.”

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  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2012 14:49

    "Common sense suggests it would not even be possible for minors to enter such an establishment legally." Not true. There are a lot of night clubs that allow minors. I'm not just saying this for America, either. Anywho,... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2012 05:42

    I OBJECT! nah just kidding, thought it would be good for the record~... More


K-ON! “Causes Keionbu Girl Band Boom”

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The supposed popularity of K-ON! amongst actual schoolgirls is once again the subject of incredulity and wonderment amongst fans, with TV introducing a group of high school girls who joined their school keion-bu and started a band for good measure – all thanks to K-ON!.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 13, 2013 04:29

    who said it was for free?... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 14, 2012 00:43

    Long life to Beck!! And I have a band that in some way are inspired by this anime, check out! http://www.myspace.com/serialcode... More


Vippers vs Vankers: 2ch Targets “Korean Propaganda”

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2ch has taken the unusual step of fighting back against the wicked Korean fifth column it believes is behind most of the ills of Japanese society by producing some English language propaganda of its own, targeted at American anime fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 4, 2012 05:32

    I want to say too with poor English. Some people says vippers are paranoia. If you see only those poor description papers, you may think so. I know your feelings. but, Vippers dont say without... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 13, 2012 14:08

    Despite the enormous influence Tang and Song dynasties had on the Japanese upper class culture, It's physically impossible for "all" to be derived from Tang dynasty since, well, Japan is not part of Chinese culture.... More


“Legal Loli”: Believe It Or Not, She Is 22…

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The fact that the little girl pictured above is actually a 22-year-old woman has been greeted with incredulity online, although it has also been hailed by creepy lolicon as a glorious example of “legal loli.”

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  • Anonymous commented on December 21, 2012 08:01

    Right I am sure he did not know what he was getting into. I say that is exactly what he likes about it.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 13, 2012 23:29

    her name please.... More


Maid Train “Creepiest Ever”

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Japanese TV has been investigating what has been hailed as the (second) creepiest train ever – the “maid train,” offering the complete maid service experience and the overpowering combination of maid fanciers and train spotters all in one carriage.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 20, 2012 11:47

    i'm not japanese and i'm scared. Destroy the train with Fire !... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 20, 2012 05:53

    Soon: Police hunt man for riding in maid train.... More


Top 10 AT-X Anime of 2011

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Top premium anime channel AT-X (depending on the viewer’s point of view, either the only anime broadcast venue powerful enough to stand up to Ishihara, or else expensive enough not to need to cut all the juicy bits out…) has provided its official ranking of the top anime of 2011, according to its elite viewership.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 18, 2012 22:36

    NO!! it is Moe-Hnnnnng Less-Kyuu... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 9, 2012 18:54

    Madoka first. Yuru Yuri 4th. And... hey... Clannad! Nice!... More


Top 10 2011 Anime You Can’t Get Enough Of

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Otaku hankering after even more of the same have been busily voting for the anime of 2011 which they are praying get another season – apparently without regards to any plot-related inconveniences, such as the entire cast being massacred or the story being tied up so tightly no sensible continuation is conceivable.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 15, 2012 19:50

    i want gintama'... More

  • Mauricio Ballén commented on January 13, 2012 06:31

    "...such as the entire cast being massacred or the story being tied up so tightly no sensible continuation is conceivable." Come on. Tiger and Bunny? It'll have a second season, the ending at the first season... More


Outrage Over Japanese Bhutan King Mockery

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Fuji TV has been subjected to yet another wave of rabid right-wing criticism after it dared to air a show containing a parody of Bhutan’s royal family.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 24, 2012 12:20

    But they did nothing themselves they are just using the fame of their ancestors.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 24, 2012 12:19

    This is not judging this is stating the facts.... More


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Anime fans have been busily voting to identify the most anticipated anime of the imminent 2012 winter anime season, revealing what may well be record numbers of highly anticipated sequels.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 1, 2012 10:03

    him dying, best part of the all series... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 4, 2012 15:11

    shit character design? are you serious? we're talking about huke here dammit... More


Chinese to Japanese: “Stop Censoring Your Anime!”

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Even the Chinese have been complaining about the excessive levels of censorship Japanese anime and manga are now subject to, whether due to the attentions of Herr Ishihara or simply down to the prevalence of censorship marketing.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 27, 2013 11:53

    I am not sure why but this weblog is loading very slow for me. Is anyone else having this problem or is it an issue on my finish? I will verify back later and see... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 1, 2012 08:22

    Who gives a crap! TV isn't for baby-sitting the responsibility isn't upon consumers for some lazy parent not watching spoiled brats... More


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Anime fans have been lamenting the wastefulness of anime which the mainstream might accept being broadcast at 3AM instead of at “golden time” in the early evening – and with their number one choice, they may have a point…

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  • Anonymous commented on December 25, 2011 03:51

    You don't have to like it, but that doesn't mean you should be a dick about it.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 24, 2011 23:14

    I agree for the most part, although it could be noted that not all of these air at 3 AM. Hanasaku Iroha aired at 10 PM, which in my opinion was fair enough considering the low... More


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